Zohar Vloski

KKL-JNF Israel Emissary, Education, Florida

Speaker: הבניית הזהות: להיות ישראלי וגם יהודי

Zohar is a senior educator and expert in Jewish educational content, implementation of an extensive network of training programs in the areas of Jewish, Zionist and Israeli identity, memorializing the Holocaust, Jewish culture, leadership, and education, as well as the values and legacy of the IDF. Until recently, he served as the Executive Director of the KKL-JNF Education Division for nearly three years. Zohar holds a master's degree in law (LL.M) from Bar Ilan University as well as a bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B) from Shaarei Mishpat College. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in the Land of Israel Studies (B. A) at Bar Ilan University and is certified as an Israeli tour guide by the Ministry of Tourism, and Poland tour guide from Yad V'Shem. He is also a graduate from The Command and Staff College of the IDF. Zohar Retired from IDF as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Zohar had a weekly radio show broadcast (Galey-Tzahal the IDF Radio) about Israel for 17 years. Prior to his KKL-JNF educational position, he was an educational entrepreneur in innovation and led some mega projects and educational programs in Israel and abroad. Zohar served in the IDF for 25 years as a commander of Education units, an Education Officer, and previously played a key role in a series of senior IDF's educational systems, including command of the IDF's educational Midrashot, and management of all educational ground forces. Zohar led projects of connecting Taglit birthright to the army soldiers, "Witnesses in Uniform" IDF officers in Poland, Jerusalem tour for every IDF soldier and Shabbat in Jerusalem for every IDF officer, and Nativ course – Israel & Jewish identity for the new immigrant soldiers. Zohar also discovered the amazing Chief Cantor of the IDF, who makes a tremendous contribution to Kieruv Levavot at the IDF and Jewish Nation.